[access-uk] Re: Screen Reading Training Through RNIB

  • From: "Derek Hornby" <derek.hornby_uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 15 May 2016 11:27:41 +0100

Hi Jackie
I thought RNIB only  offers training for products they  sell.
 
Derek 
-----Original Message-----
From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Jackie Brown
Sent: Sunday, May 15, 2016 10:40 AM
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Screen Reading Training Through RNIB

As far as I know, RNIB is offering help to anyone regardless of what
device
they have, as part of their £5m Online Today funding from the Big
Lottery.
If this is not the case, or there is another scheme running that
differs
from my information, then I am sure someone will put us right.

Kind Regards,

Jackie Brown
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-----Original Message-----
From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of
Eleanor Martha Burke
Sent: 15 May 2016 10:35
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Screen Reading Training Through RNIB

yes but that's crazy, because the person told me that it didn't matter
what
type of device so for instance an iPhone or an android phone.


On 15 May 2016, at 10:26, Hazel Darvell <witch.hazel66@xxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

Last year when I asked about this service I was told I could only
have the
training if I had bought the device from R N I B that stank to me and
i told
them just that.
Hazel
On 15/05/2016 09:51, Eleanor burke wrote:
yesterday I met a gentleman who told me he is a volunteer worker
with
RNIB and 30p trends blind people to use a screen reader is and that
this
service is also available for those who wish to learn to use iOS or
android
phone screen readers. furthermore, he told me that the trainer comes
to the
persons home and carries out this training free of charge. when I
asked
about funding for this he said funding came through the lottery fund.
I am
very surprised that this was the first I had ever heard of such
training. I
am wondering if there are also trainers who are volunteers and
teaching
voice over the mat.

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